Science Fiction

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Here are some reasons why science fiction set in the near future is terrifying

This article accompanies episode 10 of The Anthill podcast on the future. From Humans to Westworld, from Her to Ex Machina, and from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D to Black Mirror โ€“ near future science fiction in recent years has given audiences some seriously unsettling and prophetic visions

Black Panther has officially passed Titanic in US cinema ticket sales

The Black Panther movie has officially jumped over the Titanic movie as far as USA cinema ticket sales go. This is another significant milestone when considering that Titanic is one of the highest grossing movie of all time in the USA. Just recently in March 2018, barely four weeks after

Stop assuming audiences can't handle female-led sci-fi films

There was a time when the only scientists you would see in feature films were men, and white men at that. But women scientists are finally getting the storylines they deserve. Yes weโ€™ve had female scientists in past movies but their opportunities were limited, so itโ€™s exciting to

Black Panther crosses $1 billion in world wide cinema ticket sales

In just under 4 weeks of being released, the Black Panther movie has crossed $1 billion at world wide box office. The movie achieved this milestone on its second day of opening in Chinese cinemas. Only four other movies by Marvel Studios have ever passed the $1 billion box office

The Black Panther's hidden superpower

Iโ€™m not the first to say that the upcoming Marvel movie โ€œBlack Pantherโ€ will be an important landmark. Finally a feature film starring a black superhero character will be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe โ€“ a successful run of intertwined movies that began with โ€œIron Manโ€ in 2008. While

Kendrick Lamar reveals track list for Marvel's Black Panther movie

Acclaimed Hip Hop artist, Kendrick Lamar has revealed the artwork and tracklist for the much anticipated Sci-Fi movie, Black Panther. The album featuring various artists is set to be released on 9 February 2018. The Black Panther album features a host of music artists from Afrika, specifically South Africa, such

The robots of Star Wars can tell us a few things about automation, and the future of human work

Millions of fans all over the world are eagerly anticipating this weekโ€™s release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the eighth in the series. At last we will get some answers to questions that have been vexing us since 2015โ€™s The Force Awakens. Throughout the franchise, the core